B.C. Association of Police Boards calls for fees, limits on freedom-of-information requests

The British Columbia Legislature is framed by cherry blossoms as a pedestrian passes by in Victoria , B.C. (Darryl Dyck / THE CANADIAN PRESS) The British Columbia Legislature is framed by cherry blossoms as a pedestrian passes by in Victoria , B.C. (Darryl Dyck / THE CANADIAN PRESS)

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Barrie, Ont., man sentenced for masterminding landmark Ponzi scheme

The mastermind of an elaborate Ponzi scheme that cheated hundreds of people of tens of millions of dollars was sentenced Tuesday in a Barrie, Ont., courtroom. Charles Debono has been behind bars since his arrest in 2020 for his role in one of the largest Ponzi schemes in Canadian history.

B.C. Premier Horgan announces he will step down

After five years in the role, John Horgan announced on Tuesday afternoon he plans to step down as premier of British Columbia and has asked his governing party, the NDP, to hold a leadership convention later this year.